Fulbright Reception and Farewell to Dr. Lonnie Johnson

Fulbright Reception 2019
Fulbright Reception 2019 at the Ambassador’s residence

A welcome – and a goodbye: Ambassador Traina hosted a reception for incoming U.S. and returning Austrian Fulbright students & scholars and alumni & friends of Fulbright Austria. Every year, dozens of Austrians and Americans participate in Fulbright exchange program which includes the 4th largest Fulbright US scholar program in the world. As students, teachers, and scholars, they build mutual understanding and build the bridges that bring Austria and America closer together.

Fulbright Reception 2019
Ambassador Trevor Traina and Lonnie Johnson

The reception was also a time to say goodbye to the long-serving Executive Director of Fulbright Austria, Dr. Lonnie Johnson, and welcome the new Executive Director, Dr. Hermann Agis.

Fulbright Reception 2019
Hermann Agis, Lonnie Johnson and Barbara Weitgruber